UPDATE: KYW-TV has identified the worker who was killed as 62-year-old Robert W. Sanger of Pittsgrove, Salem County. Our original report continues below.

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An employee of a subcontractor who was working at Gillian's Wonderland Pier in Ocean City died Monday.

A brief statement from Gillian's that was posted on social media read,

We are saddened to report that an employee of a subcontractor working on a lift at Gillian's Wonderland Pier suffered a fatal injury Monday morning.

According to an initial report from The Press of Atlantic City, the accident happened around 10:30 AM as work was being performed on the park's Ferris wheel.

The park says they are cooperating with authorities as an investigation into the accident is underway.

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